How North Central West Virginia Home Builders Association Improved Our Lives

As a custom home builder in West Virginia, we are proud to be members of the North Central WV Home Builders Association (NCWVHBA). Having a large presence and serving a significant need, they are a local chapter of The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and our state association, Home Builders Association West Virginia (HBAWV). […]

More Types of Buyers in Custom Home Building Trends for 2023

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According to the National Association of Home Builders and New Home Source, several trends in custom home building will remain popular in 2023.  These trends focus on both design and functionality, and they remain some of the best ways to achieve your living space dreams while also optimizing your investment value. Let’s take a look […]

Benefits of Real Custom Home Construction

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When you picture your dream home, what does it look like? If you have never given it much thought, now is the time! Building a custom home is a major investment, but it can also be one of the smartest decisions you’ll ever make. Here are just a few of the benefits of custom construction: […]

How To Design A Timeless Kitchen

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Designing A Timeless Kitchen (courtesy of our design partners at Architectural Designs) Designing a timeless kitchen can be an expensive project and tricky task since it involves making key decisions about a room that is all-important and central to the home. If you’re looking to build your forever home, having a kitchen with a timeless […]

Transforming American to Modern in Farmhouse Design

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Transforming American to Modern in Farmhouse Design (courtesy of our design partners at Architectural Designs) Credit Chip and Joanna Gaines for making the modern farmhouse design a stylish fad that would take the custom home design world by storm. However, in former times, the classic American farmhouse was a simple home style derived to serve […]

Should You Paint Your House Black

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Should You Paint Your House Black? (courtesy: AD HousePlans Content Hub) From traditional navy to charcoal and black, we’re being asked more and more questions about this seemingly new bold and daring trend! Dark exterior colors have been around for a centuries, having roots in Scandinavia where tar was used for sealant and darker colors […]

Steps To Building a New House

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Steps to Building a Home (included: Zillow housing trends data) At some point in life most of us have to go through the nail biting experience of buying a home. It’s sort of become a grappling moment in life that’s anticipated. If you can’t find your dream home on the market or if you want […]

Modern Farmhouse House Plan Tour

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Is the Open Floor Concept Dead?

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Rethinking Connected Living Spaces (10 minute read) Better Homes & Gardens and Traditional Home (BHG/Traditional Home) actually reported back in 2018 at IBS, Orlando, that their survey data was showing a slight drop in the open floor concept where, for example, you have a combined kitchen, family room with shared eating space. During the pandemic, […]

What You Should Know About Wood

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Wood, Glue and Water. What, When and Why? Too often we come across misinformed consumers who are trying to reason what selection of materials they should go with for different applications when it comes to remodeling or building a home. Acronyms and terms are intermixed and misused but only with the good intentions of praying […]